OPINION: Women of color deserve their literary tragedies, too

The genre of stories about women facing personal tragedies needs to be inclusive of the experiences of women of color, writes Shay Suresh CM ’24.

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The 5 to the 10: Wait, this is not Los Angeles — how white flight created the LA suburbs

Have you ever wondered why Claremont is so white? Southern California columnist Cassidy Bensko unpacks the white flight that created Los Angeles suburbs and the local politics that aim to keep them white.

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OPINION: Support for Black students at Pitzer is long overdue

Similarities between the 1968 and 2020 Pitzer College Black Student Union’s addresses are testament to the lack of development in support for Black students, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ’24.

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OPINION: ‘Hamilton’ discrimination allegations raise questions about the real meaning of inclusivity

Recent allegations of severe discrimination against minorities on the set of the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ demonstrate that simply hiring a diverse group of people is not enough for a truly inclusive environment, argues guest columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24.

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Chew on this: The bitter taste of disparities in the presentation and popularization of food

Food columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 discusses the disparities and difficulties of being a person of color consuming or creating food and food media. “We must acknowledge that each culture is different and food inequality exists. Respecting our differences and being conscious of our language and actions are steps forward to showing appreciation for varying cuisines and cultures,” she writes.

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